Olivia Palermo walked the red carpet at one of the year’s most prestigious fashion events, the CFDA Awards, in a Banana Republic dress you can buy online right now. On a night that is all about making a statement (it’s often referred to as the “Oscars of Fashion”), Palermo did just that by elevating the consumer brand on fashion’s highest stage.
On Day 1 of NYFW this season, global retail giant Banana Republic decided to host a different type of Fashion Week experience than it has put on in the past — one that catered to the consumer, rather than the usual runway show for fashion editors. Banana Republic launched a pop-up shop hosted by its global style ambassador Olivia Palermo inside its Soho store in Manhattan. The experience by Palermo focused on everything she loves — including all her favorite Banana Republic pieces (from the Spring 2017 collection) and also products from brands outside the Banana Republic umbrella.
After six successful years — both commercially and critically — Clare Waight Keller announced her departure at Chloé on Monday. “After six extraordinary years at Chloé, I would like to thank Geoffroy and all my colleagues for their enormous efforts over the past years,” Waight Keller said in a statement.
New York Fashion Week wraps up Thursday with the Marc Jacobs show, and what you hear is the sigh of fashion editors, buyers and bloggers who may get some sleep soon.
InStyle partnered with Fandango for a glam edition of their fun web series “I Love Movies,” where tastemakers like Isaac Mizrahi, Empire costume designer Paolo Nieddu, and others rave about the films they watch again and again – and get inspired by, too. “Film has always had a striking influence on fashion,” says InStyle Editorial Director Ariel Foxman. First up in this stylish series: Olivia Palermo reveals her obsession with Auntie Mame, a comedy about a free-spirited Manhattan socialite.
After three consecutive weeks of shows, editors and the like are getting ready to touch down in Paris for the last and final stop of the Spring/Summer 2016 collections. Those who have been on the road the whole time are surely running low on outfits, so it’s time for some creative accessorizing.